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The Ambiguous Religion of Abraham Lincoln

“Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), sixteenth president of the United States, has become a mythic figure in America’s civil religion. Born into relative poverty on the Midwestern frontier, he rose from humble origins through self-discipline, honesty, common sense, a considerable measure… Read More

Behind the Mike: Observations of being a radio show host

For almost nine months, I was the host of a daily radio program called “Treasure Valley Spotlight” that concluded at the end of March this year. From my experience, I would like to share four observations.  These observations… Read More

Rising Above Our Forefathers

People were asking for a change of course in the White House and they elected an untested, charismatic speaker in Barack Obama. People were looking for a change in the economy and a change in the war on… Read More

Faith in Christ is not about doing, but trusting in what has already been done

There was a retired man who asked once about his prospects of going to heaven. He felt his prospects were slim and was resigned to going to hell. He said, “You don’t know some of the terrible things… Read More

The road to heaven: Take No Detours

Many promises about heaven are given by Christ in the New Testament.  While on the cross, a criminal being crucified next to him receives the promise from Jesus, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with… Read More

All Human Life is Valuable

Can you imagine what life would be like of the Allies had the lost World War II? The eugenic movement was alive and well — a movement toward selective breeding of humans. It is a movement that believes… Read More

“Disappointment — His Appointment”

I came across this poem the other day from Annie Johnson Flint.  For those who may be struggling with a recent disappointment, I think you may find this very meaningful. “Disappointment–His appointment,” Change one letter, then I see… Read More

Father forgive us when we despise our salvation

The Israelites were resting on the promise of a Messiah, and when presented with the true Savior, they not only rejected the Son of God, but despised him – sending Jesus to die a grisly death on the… Read More